There are over three trillion trees on planet Earth. They give off oxygen that we need to breathe. They reduce the amount of storm water runoff, which reduces erosion and pollution in our waterways. And of course many species of wildlife depend on trees for their habitat. Trees provide food, protection, and homes for many
Show of hands, who has a pretty good idea of some of the things they want to create in the coming months? Maybe even in 2022? Great. And it’s good to know what we want, and where we’re heading. But today, I’m going to lower our field of view from the horizon to our immediate
We all have needs. We all have wants. We all have dreams and goals, and things we want to accomplish. And so it would make sense if we found ourselves looking out for… well, ourselves. And I don’t necessarily mean in a selfish way, a negative way. Sometimes we do need to keep an eye
In October of 1936, Dale Carnegie released one of the most well known books in the history of personal growth. Actually, at over 30 million copies, How to Win Friends and Influence People, is one of the best selling books of all time. And it’s powerful principles of relationship building — which have helped countless
I have to say it’s been quite a ride the past few days. There was a bit of drama bubbling up in my family of origin. And as someone committed to both my own way of thinking and living but also to maintaining harmony in my family, honoring both of those can sometimes be tricky.
Buckle up, because today you’re getting something fresh… hot off the presses. Something brand new, but that I have been doing a lot of thinking about. And something that I realize is true with every fiber of my being. So listen up… because if you get one thing out of this meeting… hell, if you
Typically, when we use the word “Integrity,” it tends to be related to trust. “I trust her, because she has integrity,” or, “I wouldn’t work with him, he has no integrity.” And there’s some judgment in it. For the purposes of what I’m saying this morning, I invite us all to leave the judgment out.
It’s clear to me — now more than ever — that the secret to happiness is not in what we have, but in how we feel about what we have. More about that in a minute. For some reason the word “sustainability” has been floating around in my mind for about a week. When it
Think about what happens when you touch a hot stove. The speed of the nerve impulse through your neural network can be as fast as one hundred meters per second. It’s almost instantaneous — and there’s a reflexive action even before your brain gets the time it needs to process the threat. There’s no thinking